Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Privacy Law Certificate


820 N. Michigan Ave

Lewis Towers Suite 1200

Chicago, IL 60611

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Privacy Law Certificate

Format: Online

Program Description:

In a globally connected world, privacy law expertise is in high demand.

Designed for legal and non-legal professionals, the Certificate in Privacy Law focuses on security regulations, U.S. and international data privacy law and breach management.

By the end of this program, you will be able to:

  • Describe international and domestic privacy and information security laws and regulations.
  • Integrate laws and regulations into operational policies and procedures to yield best practices for data privacy and information security.
  • Respond to a variety of privacy breach scenarios and demonstrate improvement in skills necessary for success in a variety of privacy industry roles.
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary for basic industry certification exams by the International Association of Privacy Professionals and other professional organizations.


To successfully complete the Certificate in Privacy Law, you must complete 8 credit hours of approved privacy coursework. You may start your studies during any of our three terms (spring, summer, or fall) and pace your studies as you wish, taking up to all 8 credits in a single term or a minimum of 2 credits (one course) per term.

The program is offered exclusively online.

Course Options

  • European Union Privacy Law
  • Health Care Privacy and Security
  • Legal Issues in eHealth
  • Privacy and Security of Corporate Information
  • Privacy Breach Incident Management and Report


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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